Guidance Documents

The following guidance documents and procedures are referred to in British Rowing’s Safeguarding and Protecting Children Policy and provide more detailed information.


Credit Drew Smith

The Governance and Welfare team is committed to ensuring that the guidance documents and procedures are as relevant as can be.  Guidance documents revised in 2020 and approved by our stakeholders and partners should be read alongside the Safeguarding and Protecting Children Policy.

Welfare Guidance Documents updated in May and June 2020 include:

2.10 DBS Certificates – Identification checking guidance for CWOs
3.12 Safer Recruitment Guidance
3.13 Volunteers under 18 Guidance

Section 1 – Codes of Conduct, disciplinary procedures and raising concerns
Section 2 – CRB Disclosure and ISA guidance
Section 3 – Club, training and competition guidance
Section 4 – Training camps and residential visits
Section 5 – Use of social media and information sharing

More in this section

Adults at Risk

British Rowing has realised the need for an individual policy for Adults at Risk, in line with the considerations of the Disability Discrimination Act, in order to promote equal opportunities and provide a clearer framework for those who suffer from physical, mental health and learning disabilities.

View Content

Reporting Structures

To see how the process works, there are flowcharts available on the referral procedure.

View Content

Safeguarding FAQs

If you have any safeguarding questions, please refer to our FAQs.

View Content

Stay up to date...

Get the latest rowing news, tips, event info and updates straight to your inbox.

Click here to subscribe